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We offer a variety of presentations led by students and our professional coordinators. Scheduling information is available below.

Student Delivered Presentations 
Professionally Delivered Presentations
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Student Lead Presentations

The After After After Party

This session explores the issues around alcohol toxicity and high-risk drinking behavior from a bystander perspective. This highly interactive, peer-led program will give students an opportunity to talk openly about their experiences with someone needing help around drinking, to consider their own motivation for drinking, and to develop and practice skills for identifying high-risk situations and determining the best intervention.

 Who: Suitable for smaller groups (up to 40 students); adaptable for large groups. Length: 1 – 1.5 hours

 With Pleasure: A Conversation about Sex and Relationships

A workshop for students that explores issues related to healthy relationships and sexuality.  It includes basic information on sexual health, contraception, and sexually transmitted infections (STI’s). This session includes information on stigma related to sexuality and STI’s along with the roles of negotiation, and consent as they relate to relationships and sexual behavior. This session can be modified to emphasize specific content areas as desired by the group.

 Who: Suitable for smaller groups (up to 40 students); adaptable for large groups. Length: 1 – 1.5 hours

 Sleep To Learn

This program covers the weird science of sleep, and the hidden impact of sleep on everything from mood and learning to sex drive. It can be difficult for students to get enough rest because of all the competing demands we face. Secrets to successful sleep for college students are included.

 Who: Suitable for small and large groups Length: 1 hour

 Health Equity: Unnatural Causes

This session is designed to introduce participants to concepts of health equity.  During the session we will watch and discuss the documentary, Unnatural Causes, which was produced by California Newsreel.  It explores how population health is shaped by the social and economic conditions in which we are born, live, work, and play.   Using information and research from the public health perspective, it will help us examine more deeply what it means to improve the health of our community.

Who: Suitable for small or large groups. Length: 1 - 1.5 hours

The Haven

Stress reduction workshops that include free, brief chair massages, aromatherapy, and materials about stress-relieving techniques.  These workshops are intended to help students discover useful relaxation techniques and incorporate regular relaxation into their lives.

 Who: Suitable for small or large groups (up to 70 students). Length: up to 2 Hours

Bystander Health Crisis

This session is designed to provide skills for identifying a health crisis and helping effectively. Hands-only CPR is practiced along with the recovery position and basic first aid.

Who: Suitable for small to medium groups (up to 40), Length, Space :1-1.5 hours. Large room required.

I Wish I'd Known 2.0 (Alcohol): A booster session that helps students  better understand alcohol and high-risk behaviors. Skill building around alcohol toxicity and how to help a friend. 

Who: Suitable for smaller groups and adaptable for large groups, Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours 

Community Health - I Wish I'd Known 2.0  (Sex):

A booster session that helps students better understand sexual health, sexual consent, and how alcohol impacts sexual decision-making.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups and adaptable for large groups, Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours

Professionally Lead Programming

What The Help?! (Bystander Intervention)

This is a multi-session education and skill-building program to train students in bystander intervention.  At new student orientation, incoming students receive a one-hour initial session of education about the factors that promote or prevent helping behavior. In partnership with other programs, we can provide subsequent training in awareness, intervention options, and skill building for effectively intervening in a variety of situations where someone needs assistance.

Who: Suitable for small to very large groups. Length: 1 – 1.5 Hours

Community Health - What the Help 2.0: 

This booster session on helping behavior builds awareness of options for recognizing and interrupting a potential sexual assault. Interactive videos and discussion are used to build and practice skills.

Who: Suitable for small to medium sized groups, 1-1.5 hours.

Using a Motivational Interviewing Framework for Population Level Prevention Education (professional capacity building)

For allied organizations and partnerships, this workshop is designed to develop a deeper understanding of the prevention and theoretical approaches used by Community Health in our bystander intervention and alcohol toxicity programming.  Theoretical frameworks, core components, and evaluation data are presented and discussed. 

Who: Suitable for small to very large groups. Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours

Health Equity: Unnatural Causes

This session is designed to introduce participants to health equity.  During the session we will watch and discuss the documentary, Unnatural Causes that was produced by the California Newsreel.  It explores how population health is shaped by the social and economic conditions in which we are born, live, work, and play.  Using information and research from the public health perspective, it will help us examine more deeply what it means to improve the health of our community.

Who: Suitable for small or large groups. Length: 1.5 Hours 

What is Gender Violence Anyway?

In this interactive, discussion based session, participants learn and discuss what gender violence includes, prevalence, characteristics of perpetrators, and risk factors associated with the college environment. Students also discuss different situations and practice addressing typical situations that they may encounter.

Who: Suitable for smaller groups (up to 40 students); adaptable for large groups.  Length: 1 hour – 1.5 hours

Community Health - Sex you Want…Sex You Don't Want: Explores internal and external factors that both support and hinder sexual decision-making. Sexual agency is examined along with skills for improving communication about boundaries and desires. Suitable for smaller groups and adaptable for large groups, 1 hour – 1.5 hours

How to Request: Professors, Instructors, RAs, departments and student groups can request a presentation.  Student audiences generally have priority, and many of these presentations are tailored for a college group.  If you would like more information about any of these presentations and how they can be adjusted to meet your needs, feel free to call (303) 492-2937 or stop by our office, UMC 411.

To request a presentation, please complete the Presentation Request Form and submit the completed form to UMC 411 or to healthbuffs@colorado.edu
Requests will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis and preferably will be submitted at least two weeks prior to the intended presentation.

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